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The Muhlenberg Township Fire & Rescue is always looking for help within our department. It is a great opportunity to get involved with our community and help those in need. We respond to a magnitude of emergencies related to Fire, Rescue, HazMat & EMS.
A. New Members shall be composed of any person of good moral character and who shall be proposed by a member in good standing.
B. Applications for membership in the Fire Department must be signed by the applicant and must include the current application fee as established from time to time by the Board of Directors. The application fee is non- refundable.
C. All new members shall be required to submit to such background checks as may be required by Pennsylvania and federal law. Any proposed member with pending criminal charges or under supervisory probation or parole shall not be eligible for membership in the Fire Department.
D. Proposals for membership shall be referred to the Membership Committee whose duty it shall be to investigate and make inquiry concerning proposed members and their eligibility for membership and report at the next stated meeting of the membership. If an unfavorable report is made by the Membership Committee, such name shall not be voted upon. If the Membership Committee reports favorably on a proposition for membership, the new candidate shall be balloted upon by verbal ballot, and if five (5) or more votes are unfavorable, the applicant will be rejected, otherwise the membership will be granted.
Classes of Membership
1. Support Members: Support members shall be any person of good moral character who has attained the age of eighteen (18) years. Support members are those individuals who volunteer to assist in non-firefighting tasks. Directors who are elected or appointed by a municipality shall be considered Support members.
2. Junior Firefighter: Junior membership shall be available only to a person having attained the age of fourteen (14) years until such person reaches the age of eighteen (18) years. Members holding the Junior membership status, upon reaching the age of eighteen (18), shall automatically become an Active or Support member. These members strictly follow the Pennsylvania State Child Labor Laws regulations governing the members activity level of involvement within the organization relating to levels of involvement in emergency incidents and the time one is permitted to offer within the timeframes regulated.
3. Active Members: Active members shall be any person of good moral character who has attained the age of eighteen (18) years. Active members are those individuals who assist in firefighting tasks. These members are characterized in two separate categories based on their levels of training.
a. Exterior Firefighter
b. Interior Firefighter
c. Fire Police
If you are interested in joining our team, please download the application and fill out the online form. Upon completion of the application please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org where the application will be delivered to the Membership Committee that will review the application for processing. If you have any inquiries regarding the application process, please submit such to the email listed above for further information.
Thank you for showing interest in becoming a member of the Muhlenberg Township Fire & Rescue team.
To submit your application, download and complete the application and save it to your computer. Then complete the online form below and attach your saved application pdf.